Guitarist and songwriter Jimmie Vaughan was born and raised in Dallas. In the early 1960's, Jimmie, along with his brother, Stevie Ray, helped usher in one of the best eras of music in North Texas. Although their father introduced the Vaughan brothers to country music, the two would soon find in ... More >>
One of my pet peeves about most cooking shows is how often a program's uber-foodies -- from the four-star guys in the starchy aprons to the home cooks who've lucked into a spot on television -- are reluctant to express any real emotion about how much they love the actual taste of good food. ... More >>
Not an exact re-enactment, but, one imagines, close enoughWhilst we're on the subject of universities and technology, there's this intriguing addendum to yesterday's tale concerning the arrest of Carrell Clinic security guard Jesse William McGraw, who federal authorities say was planning a major hac ... More >>
Dana Archip/Courtesy AFI Dallas International Film Festival Sydney Pollack, speaking last year to a handful of very fortunate SMU students. Last time I saw Sydney Pollack in the flesh, he was grabbing a light lunch at the W Hotel in Victory Park -- with, oh, Lauren Bacall, nice. It was a little mor ... More >>
Flip Benham's still at work, preaching about how much God loves you by insisting He can't stand everyone else. In July, we mentioned how Flip Benham led his locally based Operation Save America to Jackson, Mississippi, where they protested the only abortion clinic in Jackson -- by which I mean they ... More >>
Dallas Is Banking On Ethanol, But Is It The Fuel Of The Future Or A Barrel Of Pork?
Seems the folks at Operation Save America, a local anti-abortion group that insists "Jesus Christ is the only answer to the abortion holocaust," have been busy these last few days. The so-called "Gentle Revolution" has been in Jackson, Mississippi, since July 15 "storming the gates of hell in the st ... More >>
According to this Associated Press story, coming out of Harlingen (got me), Dallas is among a handful of cities about to receive some $250,000 for a pilot program geared toward bringing the arts into the public school classroom. This money's coming from the New York-based Ford Foundation, which make ... More >>
Laying bare the lives of Dallas' Strip Club DJs
Buzz picks a few nits with the year that was
What are chitlins, and why would anyone eat them?
Mute and immobile, Alice Joy Taylor couldn't cry out when fire ants attacked her in her nursing-home bed, but would anyone have heard her if she did?
Dallas' new police Chief Terrell Bolton walks through a minefield as he tries to reshape the department. His strategy? Wear combat boots.
When Reid Ryan wanted Round Rock voters to build a stadium for his minor-league baseball team, he turned to the one pitchman no good Texan could refuse -- his dad, Nolan
Lucinda Williams' Car Wheels roll on a perfect road
Legend Airlines accuses Fort Worth of discrimination and demands that feds cut funds
But a new boxed set proves you can't keep Randy Newman down
A trip to Long Island reveals an Allison wonderland
Slobberbone is still a little bit country and a lot rock and roll
Judge John Henry McBryde ruled his court like a minor despot, angering lawyers and fellow judges. Now they're lined up to depose him, and the Constitution be damned.
Blues hero Sam Myers is the Rocket in the pocket
Coach cites duty to Mississippi State players in dodging Houston court date